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TrayCups® > Food & Beverage Solution > Have your Drink and Eat it Too! Super Bowl Parties, Tailgate Parties, Potlucks, Backyard BBQs...
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TrayCups - Regular (Cups insert) and Inverted (Bloody Mary's)
TrayCups - Regular (Cups insert) and Inverted (Bloody Mary's)

 

TrayCups® - Amazing NEW product for Food and Beverage. Have your Drink and Eat it too!

TrayCups is Perfect for Tailgate Parties, Potlucks, Backyard BBQs, Cocktail Parties, Wedding Receptions, Catering, Sporting Events, Arenas & Stadiums, Camping, NASCAR, Boating, and so much more. 

SUPER BOWL MVP (MOST VALUED PRODUCT) = TRAYCUPS

Problem ... how do you eat and drink if both hands are occupied with food and beverage? TrayCups is the Answer!

How to eat and drink with both hands tied up?
How to eat and drink with both hands tied up?

 

How do you tackle all this great FOOD! TrayCups of course!
How do you tackle all this great FOOD! TrayCups of course!

 

BloodyMaryBuddy
BloodyMaryBuddy
   
Perfect for any combination of Food & Beverage
Perfect for any combination of Food & Beverage

 

Tailgate Parties will never be the same!
Tailgate Parties will never be the same!

 

With TrayCups® one hand is all you need to hold and pair your favorite Foods and Drinks. The options are endless! 

The perfect pair - have you ever gone to a party, tailgate, or event where food and drinks are served? Well yes of course!  Problem: you have one plate of food (one hand) and one glass of beverage (other hand) and no way to eat and/or drink because both hands are tied up? You have to find a place to set one item down and eat and/or drink? Solution: TrayCups® solves this problem!! .... we have invented and patented an integrated tray and cup to make it easier to use just one hand to enjoy your favorite food and drinks. 

Easy to use and inverts for Bloody Mary's
Easy to use and inverts for Bloody Mary's

 

Easy and Functional - Kid Safe!
Easy and Functional - Kid Safe!

 

Tray + Cup = TrayCups
Tray + Cup = TrayCups

 

TrayCups works with Cups, Bottles, Can, Pint Glass, Water Bottles, Coffee Cups, and so much more...
TrayCups works with Cups, Bottles, Can, Pint Glass, Water Bottles, Coffee Cups, and so much more...

 

Beer Buddy on Saturday!
Beer Buddy on Saturday!

 

Bloody Mary Buddy on Sunday!
Bloody Mary Buddy on Sunday!

 

Tailgates, Camping, NASCAR, NFL Games, College Football, Soccer, Rugby, Formula One, or anywhere food and beverage are enjoyed!
Tailgates, Camping, NASCAR, NFL Games, College Football, Soccer, Rugby, Formula One, or anywhere food and beverage are enjoyed!

 

Boating, Pontoons, Beach, or Backyard BBQs
Boating, Pontoons, Beach, or Backyard BBQs

 

Gaming or Movie Time!
Gaming or Movie Time!

 

No Mess, Dishwasher Safe, Highly Durable Food Grade Plastic
No Mess, Dishwasher Safe, Highly Durable Food Grade Plastic

 

Restaurants, Bars, Brewpubs, Breweries, and Diners
Restaurants, Bars, Brewpubs, Breweries, and Diners

 

Picnics and Potlucks!
Picnics and Potlucks!

 

Endless Combinations!
Endless Combinations!

 

Take them anywhere, Stack & Store easily
Take them anywhere, Stack & Store easily

 

Made in the USA
Made in the USA

 

TrayCups + Pint Glass = Bloody Mary Buddy
TrayCups + Pint Glass = Bloody Mary Buddy

 

TrayCups + Pint Glass, Plastic Cup, Can, Bottle&Cuzzi = BeerBuddy
TrayCups + Pint Glass, Plastic Cup, Can, Bottle&Cuzzi = BeerBuddy

 

Bottom view of TrayCups
Bottom view of TrayCups

 

TrayCups view through the Cup Holder
TrayCups view through the Cup Holder

 

TrayCups is great for Wine & Cheese Parties
TrayCups is great for Wine & Cheese Parties

 

 

Healthy Snacking is easy with TrayCups!
Healthy Snacking is easy with TrayCups!

 

Veggies & Dip, no problem with TrayCups!
Veggies & Dip, no problem with TrayCups!

 

TrayCups® Prototype
TrayCups® Prototype

 

Invert the TrayCups® and make your favorite Bloody Mary, Margarita, or Michelada! 

The Perfect Bloody Mary
The Perfect Bloody Mary

 

Have your Drink and Eat it Too!
Have your Drink and Eat it Too!

 

Wine about winter with your favorite vino and snacks with TrayCups!

Plastic cups fit perfect...mixed drinks, beer, wine, pop, et al
Plastic cups fit perfect...mixed drinks, beer, wine, pop, et al

 Craft Beer and Pub Grub! No problem with TrayCups!

Pizza & Beer - Pint Glasses are a perfect combo for TrayCups
Pizza & Beer - Pint Glasses are a perfect combo for TrayCups

 TrayCups is Perfect for Potlucks!

Food & Drink Combinations are endless...
Food & Drink Combinations are endless...

 TrayCups float and make the perfect boaters companion!

Coffee cups and donuts or cookies!
Coffee cups and donuts or cookies!

 Got Milk? Cookies and Milk made easy with TrayCups!

Drinking games or shots!
Drinking games or shots!

Great for board games and outdoor gatherings!

One hand is all you need to enjoy your favorite food & drinks!
One hand is all you need to enjoy your favorite food & drinks!

 TrayCups can be used with almost any Plastic cup or Pint glass... Food and Drink combinations are endless with TrayCups®!

Cans, Plastic Cups, Pint Glasses, Coffee Cups, Bottles (with Cuzzis), Water bottles, and more
Cans, Plastic Cups, Pint Glasses, Coffee Cups, Bottles (with Cuzzis), Water bottles, and more
TRAYCUPS is perfect for Craft Beer and Snacks
TRAYCUPS is perfect for Craft Beer and Snacks

 

                               
Tray + Cups = TrayCups!
Tray + Cups = TrayCups!

 

  

 Sporting events, stadiums, arenas, and other venues (NASCAR)!

Bottle Cuzzi + TrayCups = Perfect Combo
Bottle Cuzzi + TrayCups = Perfect Combo
TrayCups is Fun for Everyone!!
TrayCups is Fun for Everyone!!

 Food, Family, Friends, Besties and Bevies! Life is good and TRAYCUPS helps you celebrate any occasion... 

                                             
Tailgate in style with TrayCups!
Tailgate in style with TrayCups!

What tailgate party would not be better with TrayCups?

TrayCups is great for at home munchies!
TrayCups is great for at home munchies!

 Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu and TrayCups! 

Tray + Cup = TrayCups® 

Made in Michigan, USA (smitten in the mitten)

Made in the USA
Made in the USA

 Dishwasher Safe, Food Grade Plastics, Extremely Durable.                 

Dishwasher Safe - Upper or Lower Rack
Dishwasher Safe - Upper or Lower Rack

Stack and Store easily!

Stack TrayCups for easy storage
Stack TrayCups for easy storage

 Yes ... TrayCups also flies like a Frisbee! Perfect for the beach or camping!!

BeerBuddy on Saturday, BloodyMaryBuddy on Sunday!
BeerBuddy on Saturday, BloodyMaryBuddy on Sunday!

 

Initially our COLOR will be RED but as we grow and expand production we will offer a wide variety of favorite party colors (Blue, Yellow, Green, Purple, Black, et al), college/sports colors, pro sports colors, as well custom logos. 

TrayCups® is perfect for:

  • Restaurants
  • Food & Beverage Services and/or Suppliers
  • Bars/Breweries/Brewpubs
  • Catering and Events
  • Weddings/Receptions
  • Birthday/Graduation Parties
  • Cocktail/Parties
  • Festivals
  • Pontoon Boat Must Have!
  • Boats/Boating
  • Bar Mitzvahs
  • Backyard Cookouts/BBQs
  • Tailgate/Parties
  • Home watching the TV
  • NASCAR/Racing
  • Camping/Outdoors
  • Potlucks
  • Picnics
  • Sporting Events/Stadiums/Arenas
  • Snacking/Gaming/Watching TV/Movies
  • And/or any other place where Food & Drinks are available. 

TrayCups® Can be used with almost every pint glass, plastic cups, plastic wine glasses, beer/soda/pop cans, Styrofoam coffee/cups, water bottles, yogurt/fruit cups, coffee cups (donuts), soda cups, cheese dip cups, and so much more. 

Festivus for the rest of us! TrayCups® 

After the campaign is done, Guaranteed to ship in 60 days or less!

Money back Guarantee if not completely satisfied, return for full refund!

Pay it Forward > A portion of our profits (9.25%) will go to the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Grand Haven Aerie #925.

The Fraternal Order of Eagles is an international non-profit organization uniting fraternally in the spirit of liberty, truth, justice, and equality, to make human life more desirable by lessening its ills and promoting peace, prosperity, gladness and hope. The Fraternal Order of Eagles was founded in Seattle, Washington in 1898 and now has over 1 million members in 1400 cities in the United States and Canada including 130 Aeries in Michigan. The Eagles motto is “People Helping People”. The Eagles made the first public plea for “Mothers Day” in 1904, sponsored the first workers compensation law in 1911, supported the enactment of the Social Security Law in 1935 and many other projects and activities since its founding. Major Accomplishments ♦ Founded Mother’s Day ♦ Served as driving force in founding Social Security Program ♦ Helped end job discrimination based on age with the “Jobs After 40″ Program ♦ Donations F.O.E. donates more than $100 million a year to local communities, fundraisers, charities and more. As part of its philosophy, the F.O.E. gives back 100% of monies raised in the form of grants. Fundraisers are conducted for eight major charities, including kidney, heart, diabetes, cancer and spinal cord injury funds, a children’s fund, memorial foundation and the Golden Eagle Fund.  

Noteworthy Members:  

Theodore R. Roosevelt, former U.S. President  

Warren G. Harding, former U.S. President  

Franklin D. Roosevelt, former U. S. President  

Harry S. Truman, former U.S. President  

John F. Kennedy, former U.S. President  

Jimmy Carter, former U.S. President  

Ronald Reagan, former U.S. President  

Bob Hope, Comedian, Performer  

Max Baer, Boxer/Heavyweight Champion  

Gordie Howe, Hockey Hall of Fame  

William Sllen Egan, Governor, Alaska  

Tony Stewart, NASCAR driver  

Sam Hornish, IRL and NASCAR driver  

Billy Ray Cyrus, Musical Performer  

Tony Orlando, Musical Performer  

Bess Truman, First Lady, wife of former U.S. President  

Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady, wife of former U.S. President  

Works with almost any Cup, Pint Glass, Water Bottle, Beer/Pop Can, Beer Bottle w/Cuzzi
Works with almost any Cup, Pint Glass, Water Bottle, Beer/Pop Can, Beer Bottle w/Cuzzi

 

Risks and challenges

We have already paid for steel tools to produce TrayCups®. The tool will be in place and ready to start making product on or about February 1st, 2018.

1. Shipping logistics - there are some considerations and risks as it relates to shipping and shipping costs; logistics, pricing, and quantities. We are limiting orders to the continental USA to begin with to eliminate issues with international shipping. With regard to domestic shipping, we are setting up a master account with UPS and sourcing a printer from UPS (and/or FedEx) under the master account and printing labels at the point of manufacturing (Rockford, MI). The orders will print labels at our production facility and bill to the master account. We have to pay for extra space at our production facility (manufacturer) to store product prior to labeling and shipping. Our partner for manufacturing has agreed to undertake these steps to help us fulfill product orders.

2. Packaging ("TRAYCUPS.COM" branded box with label) was setup based on best guesstimates for quantity purchased and preset packages offered through Kickstarter; our estimates may be wrong and packaging sizes may be better or worse than our original calculations.

3. We also have retail point of sale boxes - preset merchandising boxes for retailers to easily utilize in stores - there is always risk that these do not sell or fail at the point of sale in the retail locations where these merchandising kits were purchased. Other product manufacturers have had strong success with these merchandising point of sale displays - but there is no guarantee TrayCups® will succeed in this format.

4. We also have per-day limitations on production based on tool capacity - we have a single cavity tool that allows for specified run times and quantity output. For expanded output, we would need to purchase a four or six cavity tool which of course is significantly more in cost. We have additional capital saved to overcome this issue if quantity output becomes a constraint (this is a good problem), but the time required to make the tool and have it ready for production is two months give or take - lead time is the primary issue for multi-cavity tooling.

5. There are always unforeseen complications which we have not factored in; technology, weather, et al.

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